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pound monkey is given a clean bill of health he will be given a new home at a local animal facility. >>> well, for a look at your national and regional weather, we'll check back in with bill karins. >> there's so many elements with this story. stay tuned to your local nbc station. a storm so dynamic, it's so different all the way up the eastern seaboard. the first effects will be felt in florida today. you can see the green on the map as the outer rain bands of the system. rainy day it appears along the southeast coast. central florida may get dryer air. the winds will be increasing along the beaches of florida along the with waves. the northern plains, this is the other element. this is the cold air plunging down from canada. we've got rain turning over to snow in areas of the plains today. the cold air is fill theering in behind it. only in the 30s and 40s from denver to billings and min n minneapol minneapolis. snowing in denver. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. the bottom line right now with sandy, it is a hurricane.
along the shore. and this is really what local officials are worried about. the high tide and the combination of this long duration of the storm that they are expecting. they are expecting about 36 hours for hurricane sandy to really come through this area and just to show you over here as well, they have evacuated this entire area of downtown ocean city. and that evacuation deadline is fast approaching. we have seen people flee town all day long. and they have opened up local shelters in this county where we are hearing about 40 people resorted to shelters already. clearly, they have been preparing for this and also have learned from last year's hurricane irene. here's the local mayor. all right, well, we talked to the local mayor earlier and they are prepared under 24-hour operations here trying to keep the lines of communication open with residents here who chose not to evacuate as well as keeping up-to-date with everything going on in terms of emergency responses and any type of damage that may come because of hurricane sandy, don and chad. >> sandy, standby. we have c
people out of work the local hiring and jobs and creation of new jobs, whether it is in a high-tech economy with twitter and other types of work force issues moving forward and businesses moving forward to creation of construction that local residents have a good shot at jobs. the john avalos local hiring measure was important in making sure we get residents, but even in my district, there are pockets of poverty and many people out of work. supporting those unemployed and underemployed people, supporting struggling small businesses in a difficult economy, and i support the small businesses versus more chain stores that seem to be coming into the store fronts, but i try to be sympathetic to local businesses because they make up the diversity of our local neighborhoods. those are some of the challenges that face our businesses. >> are there other issues specific to your district? how do you balance the needs of the issues in your district against the needs of the city as a whole? >> i know that our district has a higher proportion of seniors than some other district, and there is
at the national weather service so far. look at the rainfall, we're up from last night. locally a foot in new jersey. the biggest difference this year is stream flows across pennsylvania and new york are much lower so we may save a few from flooding but it's inevitable that we will sigh flash flooding in many, many places. and crippling snowfall in parts of virginia. all of these elements coming together for massive power outages, some 60 mill brion peo affected, we are iing 10 million to lose power from this megastorm. >> some remarkable numbers there, jim, thank you. all day sandy has been lashing north carolina's outer banks. julie martin is in nags head for us tonight. julie? >> reporter: we have been taking a beating all day long here along the outer banks, the tropical storm force wind gusts started around midnight and they really haven't let up, that plus the stinging rain showers coming in has made for a miserable existence all along the outer banks, and sandy is well offshore a couple of hundred miles is a testment to the size and strength of this storm. many are chosen to stay and r
power and billions in damage. >>> federal, state and local resources will be pouring into the most affected areas as high winds and flooding continues into today. and with one week before americans fix their next president, thepossibility that the storm could impact a hugely important jobs report. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. i'm lynn berry. well, it was everything we feared, and it's not over yet. sandy has claimed at least 16 lives, left more than 7 million without power, caused massive flooding and paralyzed cities and towns all across the northeast. it is no longer a hurricane, but it is a disaster. take a look at this brand new video as the roof of a shed is completely ripped away. this was during the height of the storm as it barreled into point pleasant beach, new jersey. that's one of the many spots along the jersey shore waking up to a mess this morning. >>> first, more amazing video. from water the fire, 50 homes are destroyed as flames tore through breezy point section of new york city. firefighters were unable to use water from hydrant
of life from the housing market, realty track's new election 2012 report shows 65% of local housing markets nationwide are worse off than four years ago. >>> more sobering data comes to us from the pew center which finds 35 to 44-year-olds are the most worried about retirement. that is a stark contrast from just three years ago when generation x was the least concerned about retirement funds. >>> a new study ranks the nation's capital as the most affordable u.s. city. the study factors housing and transportation costs against median income. baltimore, philadelphia, minneapolis, and boston rounded out the top five. and finally, what does this guy have in common with brad pitt and george clooney. not as much as he thought. las vegas police are now looking for the 31 southern california man. they say he stole $1.6 million worth of casino chips from the venetian's resort. those chips are virtually impossible to cash in undetected. >>> coming up next, the champions of the national league are headed to the world series, plus a painful body slam sack on monday night football. your sports h
our local law enforcement, our first responders irswapped to the extent that everyone can be out there looking out for their neighbors, especially older folks, that is really important. if you have a neighbor that you are not sure how they are handling a power outage, flooding, et cetera, go over and visit them and knock on that are door. that can make a difference, the public and be the eyes and ears identifying unmet needs. second, the reason we are here is because the red cross knows what it is doing when it comes to emergency response. people all across the country who have not been affected, now is the time to show the kind of generosity that makes america the greatest nation on earth. a good place to express that generosity is by contributing to the red cross. can you go to their website, the red cross knows what they are doing. they are in close contact with federal, state and local officials. they will make sure we get the resources to the families as swiftly as possible. i thank everyone here who is doing such a great job when it comes to the disaster response. the final
will be talking about heavy snow, locally up to two feet possible across parts of the state of west virginia. many will be out of power and we will get that cold blast of air. that poses a dangerous situation not just for when the storm is on going across the mid-atlantic, but after that. with the power outages and the cold air in place. i quickly want to go over how to prepare. many should be thinking about that across portions of the mid-atlantic and the northeast. make sure your house and your yard is cleaned up. stock up for the long event including gasoline, batteries, flashlights and even drinking and food. so make sure you are stocked up for that. check in on your neighbors and don't forget your pets. have a plan in place. sandy is forecast still to make landfall across the mid-atlantic and northeast coast into monday night. we don't want to focus on where the center of sandy will be making landfall. it is a very large storm system. the national hurricane system stated that tropical storm-force winds exstepped from the center of the storm up to 520 miles. meaning the total storm coverage is
thousand customer outages. the utility has nearly 2,000 local and out-of-state crew members ready to restore power and they're already urging be patient. >> we cannot effectively and more importantly safely operate in wind above 25 or 30 mile-an-hour sustained and certainly gusts that are higher than that. the bucket trucks simply can't operate in that. the prioritization is we look to get the most customers back as as we can. >> b.g.e. is also reminding customers not to assume that they know your power is out. call 1-877-778-2222. >> governor on, -- o'malley is calling a state of emergency. >> our team coverage continues with 11 news david collins who has more on how local jurisdictions are getting ready for this storm system. >> hurricane sandy, the super storm, franken storm. it has lots of names but one potentially devastating consequence depending on the path it takes. >> we do not know exactly what the storm will do but we know it's coming to baltimore county and will have a severe impact. >> the concern we have is the duration of it. >> the baltimore county emergency operat
and a lull in the rain and i can tell you about 81 people actually went to a shelter at the local high school to seek shelter and then we took a drive up to north beach about a mile and a half from here and roads flooded basically from the board walk on and had roads that had been shut down there. the folks in that area say it floods quite commonly when they have storms but again, those roads are shut down. as for the power, we're told there are 2000 at one time in this area, that was earlier today, trees and power lines but we're told 500 people in the area so some folks are having their power restored. here at the resort that we're at, the most people staying here are locals and the reason they came here their home is next to big trees, they did not want to stay there so they are seeking shelter at this hotel. that's the latist here, i'm ryan deed 9 news. >> good to see winds die down there. >> we want to get closer to home. bruce we're told you are not alone. >> no matter how many times reporters and authorities warn folks, there are people that are just absolutely fascinated by these s
now turn their focus to some local voters. good morning and welcome to news4 today. i'm eun yang. >> i'm aaron gilchrist. the roads may be just slick enough to slow you down this morning. a live look outside right now at 6:00 a.m. we know that some folks are starting to see some rain drops coming through the area. tom kierein is here to break it all down for us. >> just some scattered light rain. don't have any heavy downpours like we had the other day. but enough to make the pavement wet, and for fender benders, as we've already had several of those. right now, all of this coming as a front is moving into our area and going to bring an end to the high humidity. it's still humid this morning with the showers. there are some moderate showers where you see this one batch of orange and yellow here in western charles county. that's advancing a bit to the north and east and should be around the prince george's county beltway in about ten minutes. the rest of northern virginia, just a few scattered light sprinkles. much of maryland and up in toward the pennsylvania border. temperatures are m
. proposition 38 bypasses sacramento, and makes education a real priority- with the funding, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we can stay 47th... or we can choose proposition 38. i'm voting yes on 38... because it makes our children #1. >>> president obama declared a state of emergency in delaware on monday and sandy has been pounding the state. gary tuchman is live for us. what's been going on there? it's been up and down all day. i've been watching your reports. tell me where we are now? >> great concern for the last couple of days who live here about the approach of sandy. this city sits on delmarva pennsylvania, three states, delaware, maryland, virginia, that's why delmarva. people were very scared. as it turns out, the center of sandy, 40 miles to the north near atlantic city, new jersey. the weaker end of the storm hit the town here. much flooding, cars under water, many homes that are damaged, streets under water. and four bette towns here. they've lost sand. however, the most i
thing. there is your radar. that is a local look. want to mention that our rain, which has been light in places has become steadier here in the last couple of hours and will become heavy during the early- morning hours. notice the yellow starting to get across the bay. that is pushing off to the north and west. we have very heavy rain down towards cambridge, parts of southern maryland now getting in on the heavy rain. all of that is headed to the north and west. so the first part of this storm will be the rain. it will be picking up in intensity here and be extremely heavy during times for our monday. the wind which have been gusting to about 30 here in washington are going to steadily pick up as well. let's look at the bigger picture and take another look at the storm. there you go. all systems go here unfortunately for landfall across southern new jersey, perhaps the bay of delaware. we'll be feeling the effects all day today and all day tomorrow. it will be slow to weaken because it is a hybrid. it is not just deriving its energy from the ocean waters. it is deriving its energy fro
're watching wbal-tv 11 live, local late breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm sam stovall. thanks for joining us. >> cold rain, my favorite! >> everybody's favorite. we might do it again tonight. forecast for rain in the o's game. this morning, cold without the rain. we don't have to worry about that on the way to work or school to start the day today. 41 in the airport. managed to dip into the mid 30s. not around baltimore. today, increasing clouds. late this afternoon and evening, chance for rain showers again. the high temperature, 57 degrees. could be rain tonight. >>> not bad as you head out this monday morning. at a couple of things to start with. in abbeyton, hidden stream drive, an accident there. take pulaski highway or 95. looking good once you get to the north side of the beltway right at 62 miles per hour. through the parkville region, 63 to green spring. jfx checking out okay. and we're looking at speeds on average of 59 miles per hour travelling from 795 from i-70. take a look at drive times. 95 merge down to the harvard tunnel toll. f
into a tree. four other children were taken to local hospitals. the bus driver escaped without being harm. the cause of this crash is still under investigation. >>> a shuffle for apple executives after some embarrassing software glitches and retail staff cuts. software chief scott forestall will be leaving next year. the reason, reported lit glitches in apple maps which gave users some faulty directions. >>> a new study out today in "atlantic journal" shows while mammograms provide a life-saving diagnostic tool in the fight against breast cancer, they also cause doctors to treat some women unnecessarily. the british panel found that for every life saved, three women are overdiagnosed, treated for cancer that would never have threatened their lives. >>> the u.s. geological survey says a magnitude 6.2 earthquake off the west coast of canada last night was a strong aftershock of the more powerful 7.7 quake that struck the same area saturday night. there have been nearly 80 aftershocks registered in the area off british columbia. no reports of any significant damage. >>> a new report shows th
there with the local police chief and i can tell you, it was absolutely extraordinary, the amount of damage that was done by hurricane sandy, erin. you know, there's gas leaks there that have continued to be a problem. we've seen a stream of gas trucks go across the bridge onto those islands to try to shut off the gas. there was one particular area up there in the area of brick where about three or four football fields' worth of houses had been burnt to the ground by fire started by gas leaks so it's a big problem. you can smell it in the air. this was the first opportunity we've had to get over there with our cameras, we were among the first to do so, and there were houses literally in the middle of the street that had been picked up by the force of the ocean and dumped in the middle of the road, still intact. we saw sink holes, one of them had huge full size pickup truck up to its windows in this sink hole. the sand, the dunes used to be about 12 feet tall, if you like. they are now nothing. they have gone, and houses have been exposed, they've been toppled over. the force of the water ju
, almost. you know, these local residents who had gathered here to watch this. they're getting to see a remarkable engineering feat along with a little bit of history, fredricka. >> casey, i know there are experts on the ground there, but it really does see at least from this vantage point, i'm 3,000 miles away, but it seems like there's an awful lot of room to the right for those wheels to kind of shimmy over and perhaps spare that tree as you just mentioned. those wheels can kind of turn in any direction, but it looks like a couple feet away from the curb on the right side. >> well, it was a couple -- it is a couple feet away from the curb now, but when it first arrived at this location, it was right up against the curb. there was no more room. within inches of the curb. so they had to back it um, reposition it, and turn it around. and i'm not sure the camera gives you the full picture, but you can see that it's now moving back in the other direction. maybe a little closer to the curb. it looks like -- i'm no engineer, but it looks like they're going to have to go left and right, le
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monica bay. other cities and towns release treated wastewater, or effluent, into local rivers, lakes, and streams. as it flows downstream, additional cities may capture it for drinking water, consume it, and treat the water again. in other words, the water coming out of a wastewater treatment plant often enters the watershed, flows into intakes of drinking water treatment plants, and eventually finds its way right back to our faucets. it takes huge investments to ensure that wastewater and drinking water treatment plants function properly to maintain a safe water supply. we made the initial investments in the plants and the pipes. but once we accomplished that, there was this great recognition that we had a series of issues associated with wet weather conditions. storm events where, all of a sudden, you're dealing with a lot of water. narrator: large amounts of rainwater can cause flooding. engineers developed two approaches to stormwater infrastructure to transport water away from the urban environment. one approach was to carry waste and stormwater through the same pipe. this combi
of the day, today on your nbc station. >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. we're starting out with a little bit of rain. doppler.e a look at hd scattered light showers around baltimore city. the heaviest rain no is back in virginia and into the mountains. off and on rain showers. high temperature in the mid 70's. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> thank you. 63 degrees at the airport. catching the fever. >> fans back home are flying high. >> we keep hearing about this fiscal cliff, but what does it mean for you? how much you could pay in the new year. >> a baltimore county firefighter is arrested. >> we're monitoring and early morning accident along 100. ah. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. do you churn your own butter what? too? this is going to give you a head start on your dinner. that seems easier sure does who are you? [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. five delicious cooking sauces you combine with fresh ingredients to make amaz
the monkey is given a clean bill of health, he will be given a new home at a local animal facility. >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins. he has your weather channel forecast. good morning, bill. >> i'm kind of rooting for the monkey on that story. >> you know what, let him run around! he's having fun. >> just return him to the wild. there really is no wild habitat for monkeys in this country anymore, is there? >> no, unfortunately for him. >> good morning, everyone. down in cuba, it was not a pretty scene last night. hurricane sandy intensified right before landfall. santiago was right in the brunt of the eye. and the pictures out of there won't be pretty once they come out today. about 75% of jamaicans without power and even haiti. of course, that could be very prone to flash flooding and they're getting bands of heavy rain. even the dominican republic is, too. so, where is this storm heading next? it will be a problem likely for the mid-atlantic northward, paralleling the coastline around florida, but i really think n
through 12 dollar straight to our local schools... every school. for them. for all of us. vote yes on thirty-eight. >>> department of public works crews are still cleaning unmess in the mission district. hue victory celebration here got out of hand. it's a superstore, one that can cause -- super storm, one that can cause catastrophic devastation. >> welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's monday, october 29th. >>> the giants won their second title in three years with a sweep of the detroit tigers. sergio romo struck out miguel cabrera to end the game in the 10th inning. >> we cute up with matt cain. he did not get the win but did strike out five. >>> some of the celebrations by giants' fans turned ugly. allie rasmus is live where they are cleaning up. >> reporter: if you look to where we are, you can see the shadow -- he's wiping up some of the tags -- we turned the camera around to this intersection at mission and 16th. >> this intersection was completely closed off to traffic -- while police were out here patrolling the crowd and department of publi
to what your state and local officials are saying. when they tell you to evacuate, you need to evacuate. do not delay. don't pause. >> in new york city, water is already flooding battery park. the city could get the worst of the storm surge up to an 11 foot wall of water that could hit manhattan. mayor bloomberg is urging residents to listen to evacuation orders. >> on the coast and waterways have begun rising and are expecting to remain at higher levels for the next 24 hours. >> and here's a look at times square earlier this morning. a relative ghost town all because of sandy. mass transit and schools are closed. in addition to the evacuation in the big apple, also a number of other cities on the east coast. wall street shutdown for the first time since the september 11th attacks. it gives you an idea of how bad sandy is expected to be. sandy leaving a mark on parts of north carolina. these are pictures from curo beach 30 miles north of wilmington. rising tides flooded homes. as many as 50 million people are in that hurricane's path. >> let's get right to meteorologist christina loren
16 people have died. more than 7 million people have been plunged into the dark and local officials have been stunned by the damage and devastation. good tuesday morning. i'm chris jansing reporting live from new york and parts of new york city are underwater this morning. the images from lower manhattan shows cars half submerged. tunnels, subways and the financial district flooded. all of lower manhattan is in the dark. some of those outages caused by a con ed substation that exploded overnight. more than 1.5 million have lost power across new york city, long island and westchester. now we also want to show you these pictures from breezy point, queens, at least 50 homes have been destroyed by fire. further east at least seven homes on fire island have fallen into the ocean. atlantic city, new jersey, took the full force of sandy when it came ashore around 8:00 last night. people that defied an evacuation order are trapped there now. roads are impassable. serious damage is being reported in several beach communities from point pleasant to seaside heights. rescues are under way in be
-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. the weather should be quieting down over the next several days. there are a few sprinkles out there. 41 at the airport. 43 in rock hall. it will be a chilly day today. not windy but a little breezy. trick-or-treating should be no problem with this evening. high temperatures in the mid 50's. >> 4:57. 41 degrees at the airport. >> school closings -- who is in and who is out? >> waiting for some debris to be >> waiting for some debris to be cleared in some multivitamin coming in. on it chief! look alive people! smooth and steady guys. everything on schedule down here? yep, pretty regular. nice job. keep it strong. thanks. onward and upward! vo: launch your day. ...with the multivitamin made with 26 fruits and vegetables plus extra b-vitamins... ...for energy. alive. start feeling it. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >>
station. >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. we're off to a quiet start on this thursday. there could be some rain coming in tonight. 51 in jarrettsville. expecting increasing clouds. breezy and mild. we could see some thunderstorms roland tonight. >> 4:56. 48 degrees at the airport. the city of baltimore could face a lawsuit. >> the hand-held metal detectors will be used in baltimore county schools starting today. >> staying safe in the event of an earthquake. >> and overnight accident has the harrisburg expressway the harrisburg expressway southbound shut down want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey t cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. i'll have the build your own burger with a...n? sunny-side up egg, jack cheese, jill. and, uh... make
in the local lanes. if you are east on 66th heavy volume from fair oaks to 123 and approaching the capital beltway. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> we begin with two developing stories. the first in prince william county where the personal belongings of dozens of people are destroyed. about 80 storage unites burned overnight in manassas. the fire burned for at least three hours. investigators don't know the cause of the blaze. no one was hurt. >>> meanwhile, the search continues for two local hikers missing in montana. jason heiser and neal peckens disappeared friday during a visit to glacier national park of the they were record missing after failing to catch a flight home. at least 50 people joined the search team but heavy snow and thick clouds made aerial and ground searches difficult. >>> the trial begins for two police officers accused of beating a university of maryland student in 2010. it was all caught on tape from a dorm window. >> the student was celebrating with other rowdy students outside after the school beat duke in a basketball game. karen gray houston i
the two as we track where this october monster may end up. >> but first a local swim coach turns himself into the cops facing charges that he abuse an underage swimmer. >>> upa dates tonight on two stories -- updates tonight on two stories we have been tracking. first a prominent local swim coach turned himself into montgomery county police today to face child abuse charges. a 43-year-old woman said rick curl started abusing her when she was just 13 and that went on until she was 18. >> then later this afternoon prince george's county announced charges against two men in connection with the death of a police officer. kevon neal and kenneth mitchell were already in custody on other charges. now they face vehicular manslaughter charges in the accident that sent officer adrian morris' cruiser off the beltway and killed him in a crash. >>> still ahead tonight topper tracking sandy and the cold front that could make it let's just say more interesting. >> but first an image said to have inspired hundreds of thousands to vote may not count for anything. we'll explain what we mean by that. it's
that fema personnel are working closely with state and local governments. we're making sure that food and water and emergency generation is available for those communities that are going to be hardest hit. we anticipate that the center of the storm is going to hit landfall sometime this evening, but because of the nature of this storm we are certain that this is going to be a slow-moving process through a wide swath of the country, and millions of people are going to be affected, so the most important message that i have for the public right now is please listen to what your state and local officials are saying when they tell you to evacuate, you need to evacuate. do not delay. don't pause. don't question the instructions that are being given because this is a serious storm, and it could potentially have fatal consequences if people haven't acted quickly. the good news is that the governors and local officials i think have had a few days of preparation. there's been extraordinarily close coordination between state, federal, and local governments, and so we're confident that the assets
. >> there's been extraordinarily close coordination between state, federal and local governments. and so we're confident that the assets are prepositioned for an effective response in the aftermath of the storm. >> reporter: with sandy expected to affect the northeast through thursday, that response could take some time. randall pinkston, cbs news, new york. >> ines ferre lowering us from lower manhattan. i know you were in that location right around the same spot yesterday morning. if you topper give us a comparison, what was it like yesterday before the storm hit, what is it like now? what do you see? >> reporter: well, certainly much calmer right now. the waters behind me, the hudson river, much calmer than what it was yesterday. and water has receded. the surge had come up above the sea wall in battery park city. that was one of the concerns authorities had, was that the surge would be so high that it would overflow, flooding this area. and it did part of battery park city. the good news is that that water has been receding but this southern part of manhattan is pretty much shut down ri
. a local marine who volunteered to help monitor the course picked him up and ran with him the rest of the way. hln's kyra phillips talked with the pair. >> i asked him, hey, do you need some help? he looked at me and was like, no, i'm going to finish. and after another moment he was continuing to try to fix his prosthetic and knew that, you know, he couldn't fix it. so looked at me again and i said, hop on, buddy. and so, we finished the race that way. >> well, the group finally crossed the finish line to a roar of cheers. >>> you could say residents of the tiny town of kennebunkport, maine, are relieved. a woman at the center of the allegations, a local fitness instructor. susan candiotti has the latest. >> don, it's a scandal that has the folks in kennebunkport, maine, buzzing. a lot of people want to know who is on the list. customers of a woman accused of running a sex ring with zumba classes on the side. the accused clients can breathe a sigh of relief for now until maine's supreme court rules on an appeal to keep those names under wraps. their lawyers admit, it's an uphill ba
-minute maneuvering. also a major storm hitting the most densely populated section of the country could divert local and national media coverage from politics, of course, to weather. and that could mean less visibility for the candidates. but brian, that o that no-- on note, i want to talk about the optics of this. you mentioned the president will stay at the white house as he is here commander in chief wanting to, of course, monitor the situation over the next couple of days with regard to the hurricane. and how may that look, that may not be a bad thing for the president. looking very presidential in the white house. >> you know, we're at a time now where there are so few undecided or uncommitted voters that every little edge and getting your base out is going to make a difference. and as tragic and difficult as hurricanes are, you know, this is a chance for both candidates to appear to be leaders, to appear presidential. and to look like they're in control of what's going on. >> and finally here, not only are the campaigns affected by the storm, i understand some of the polling. of course we pars
gusts >> wow. >> so the package of high winds extends out far. >> want to talk about radar here locally, because some bands of heavy rain getting ready to moven through. we're going to spotlight them for you here. >> this yellow band pushed through baltimore. it's still pushing through baltimore, and we know that not only is this where the heavy bands of rain are, but this is where the heavy winds are. as you begin to feel more intensity with the rain outside your house or whatever, you're also going to notice that the winds will kick up as well. and i suspect we are beginning now to transition into where anytime now, these wind gusts could be 60 plus. as the storm is. along the eastern shore just into delaware, this line of yellow, the moderate showers out there will really contain the highest winds we'veseen so far. so give them a couple more hours to come on through. i think that's when we'll begin to get more reports of 60 plus miles per hour wind gusts -- these are just gusts. a better way to say that would be occasional gusts within the bands moving on through. and all these bands
. >>> and online attack. on-air response. a local news anchor takes to the airwaves to fire back at a viewer who slammed her for her weight. >> well, you know nothing about me but what you see on the outside, and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> we'll talk to her today, wednesday, october 3rd, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> and i'm david gregory in for matt this morning. if you love politics, this is it. the stage is set. the first big presidential debate. the showdown in denver between president obama and republican challenger mitt romney. you know romney is looking for a new look and, of course, the president is trying to avoid the incumbent trap of trying to appear arrogant or underprepared. a lot on the line right now. >> a big moment in the campaign because there are so many eyes on this. it's the first of three debates between these two men. it's scheduled to last 90 minutes, and with just 33 days until
is to where the property starts here in ocean city. and that's a big concern for local residents, and local authorities here. they are going to be watching that coastal surge, the storm surge, and the tidal surge, as hurricane sandy starts pounding this area later on this evening. soledad? >> sandra endo for us this morning. thank you for that update. let's get right to george howell in kill devil hills. nice to talk to you. how's it looking where you are, george? >> soledad, where sandra is starting to see those winds, winds 50 miles an hour plus, we are seeing less wind here, after what has been a three-day event. we've seen the strong winds, we've seen sideways rain. this area has really been under the gun for several days. and the problem now, they're keeping a very close eye on two things. number one the storm surge. you can't really see it right now but when you look at the atlantic, it is very high covering the beach that was there. they're concerned about a storm surge, soledad, anywhere from 4 to 6 feet on this area where we are. and further south along the outer banks could get up
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estate. i really pay attention locally. i think that is really important. i think people need to really start at home. i tried to listen to everybody. i called on the republican line. i definitely listen to other people. i watch a lot of c-span, which educates me a lot. people need to not be so easily set -- easily lead it. host: thank you. on our twitter page -- another key florida newspaper endorses mitt romney. to reset is on the phone from jersey city, new jersey. -- theresa is o nthe phone. caller: i do not think it matters to they endorse. they are just like people. they slant one way or the other. they are either liberal newspapers or conservative newspapers. i really feel that people -- especially republicans -- they are easily influenced by whatever they said. when the mitt romney said he discounted the 47%, to me that did it to everyone. if you had a daughter and your doctor was going out with a guy and he was a run his friends and you had somebody taking him and he talked about your doctor like a dog and said i hate her -- daughter like a dog. then he got i it around you and
. the program was designed in the wake of 9/11 to help coordinate communication between state, local and federal law enforcement agency. here is how the homeland security chief talked about it earlier this year about the 77 centers around the country. >> it's the heart of our prevention strategy. how do we prevent a successful terrorist attack in the united states, looking at threats from abroad and threats from within. >> reporter: but the reality is according to the investigation, reports were often generated by violating civil liberties and misusing taxpayer funds by buying big screen tvs to monitor the channels. here is part of homeland's security's response. the committee report is out of date, inaccurate and misleading. in preparing the report the committee refused to review relevant data including relevant information pertinent to their findings. senator susan collins is concerned and said in a statement as responsible stewards of taxpayer dollars the dhs must insure that the dollars are spent in ways that enhance our security. the report says they often produced reports that were irrelev
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